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A charming new novel that "will haunt the reader long after the final page is turned." -New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs.
A call from the past brings divorcee Jasmine Mistry home to Shelter Island to run her beloved aunt's bookstore, which has always been rumored to be haunted. With that knowledge, Jasmine embarks on a mystical journey, urged along by her quirky family, and guided by the highly emotional spirits of long-dead authors. Surprisingly, she finds herself moved to heal her broken heart when she falls unexpectedly in love with an enigmatic young stranger.
"Anjali Banerjee writes in luminous prose about the deepest secrets of a woman's heart… a story that will haunt the reader long after the final page is turned." New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs
"Fresh and highly entertaining. I loved every word." New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips
"A masala-scented Like Water for Chocolate." The SF Gate
"Delectable… recounted with hilarity and warmth." The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
"This book has a romantic, magical quality." Booklist
"Fascinating, insightful, and delightful. The descriptions shimmer and sparkle. I intend to rush out and buy a copy for every woman I know." New York Times bestselling author Jayne Ann Krentz
"The author's hip-hot style combines breezy storytelling, wry humor and just enough poignant sauce in a romantic comedy equal to Bend It Like Beckham." The Seattle Times
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